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FL-UUC Underground Utility Contractors (2015-01-13)

The answers to the examination questions will be based on the editions listed below. Some of the questions will also be based on field experience and knowledge of trade practices. Editions earlier or later than those listed below can be brought to the examination but AT YOUR OWN RISK. However, only one copy of each reference will be allowed into the examination. Photocopies will not be allowed unless the appropriate authorities (DBPR and the publishers) have given written authorization. Hand-written and typewritten notes are NOT allowed. Existing hand-written notes must be blackened out or whitened out completely, by the candidate, prohibiting legibility. Movable tabs (e.g., Post-it Flags) are NOT allowed. You will not be permitted to make any marks in your references during the examination.

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

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  • Open Book

    NFPA 70: National Electrical Code 2008

    Publication Year: 2008

    $110.80

    Adopted in all 50 states, the NEC is the benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect people and property from electrical hazards.

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    Pipe and Excavation Contracting 2011

    Publication Year: 2011

    $43.00

    This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earth moving and trenching equipment, refined excavation techniques, stricter safety rules, and improved materials. Here you’ll find how to enter and succeed in the underground utility business. Includes hands-on instructions for operating the equipment and doing the trenching, pipe laying and connecting work and answers to what causes so many skilled equipment operators and pipe layers to fail when they try to start their own business.

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    NFPA 70: National Electrical Code Fast Tabs 2008

    $11.08

    Self-adhesive Quick Reference Tabs affix to your 2008 NFPA 70: National Electrical Code or NEC Handbook, so you can flip open your book to the latest electrical safety information and maximize time on the job.

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    DIPRA Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe

    Publication Year: 2015

    This book is full of useful information for designers and installers of Ductile Iron pipe. It covers many aspects of pipeline installation such as receiving and handling, trenching, installing, back-filling, testing and disinfecting, and service taps. It also contains a variety of useful miscellaneous information such as a listing of Ductile Iron pipe standards, common conversion factors and dimensions, and weights of push-on and mechanical joint pipe. A convenient pocket-size version of this Guide is available.

     

    *THIS BOOK IS NO LONGER IN PRINT AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE

     

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    The Handbook of PVC Pipe Design and Construction

    5th Edition

    $69.00

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    Design Standards - Florida Department of Transportation

    2010 Edition

    $54.90

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    555 Directional Bore and 556 Jack & Bore

    $9.00

    555 Directional Bore and 556 Jack & Bore

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    Florida Building Code - Plumbing, 2010

    2010 Edition

    $106.00

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    AWWA C900-07 Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and Fabricated Fittings, 4 In. Through 12 In. (100 mm Through 300 mm), for Water Transmission and Distribution)

    2007 Edition

    $85.10

    This standard covers 4-in. through 12-in. (100 mm through 300 mm) polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pressure pipe and fabricated fittings with cast-iron-pipe-equivalent (CI) outside diameter (OD) dimensions and with wall-thickness-dimension ratios (DRs) 14, 18, and 25. The purpose of this standard is to provide direction and guidance for manufacturing, testing, selecting, and purchasing PVC pressure pipe and fabricated fittings for underground water distribution systems.

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    Utility Accommodation Manual

    2010 Edition

    $9.15

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    Florida Excavation Safety Guide

    2013 Edition

    $0.00

    *THIS BOOK IS NO LONGER IN PRINT AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE

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    Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation Manual 2015

    Publication Year: 2015

    $50.00

    This manual presents a guide for the proper installation of concrete pipe. While focusing on the construction of the pipesoil system, this manual also addresses those factors critical to the completion of the entire system, from delivery of the concrete pipe to the jobsite, to the acceptance of the installed pipeline. This manual is intended as a guide and is not to supersede the project specifications.

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    Walker's Building Estimator's 31st Edition

    $130.00

    Walker’s Building Estimator’s Reference Book is the single most important resource you can own. It gives you the tools you need to work up your own costs per job. With Walker’s, you get material quantities and labor productivity for your job based on your job conditions – that’s the kind of flexibility and reliability no computer program or unit price catalog can provide. For accurate building costs, turn to the source that construction professionals have relied on since 1915.

    Our 31st Edition has been updated and revised, and with more than 1,467 pages, this is the most comprehensive, widely-used publication of its kind. The combination of quantities of labor and material with supportive reference data enables the estimator to accurately determine variable components of unit costs. This book consolidates reference material from the supply side of the industry and displays hundreds of pages of charts ,tables, drawings and unit cost tables in appropriate sections .This reduces the user’s need to search multiple sources thus saving substantial time and analysis in the estimating process. For contractors, appraisers, adjusters, architects, engineers, home craftsmen, colleges, universities and technical schools. Walker’s Building Estimator’s Reference Book includes construction methods, material quantities, labor costs, labor productivity, reference tables, charts, and diagrams.

    General Requirements
    Construction Techniques & Methods
    Material Quantities Required
    Types of Material
    Man hours/Productivity Rates
    Application Rates
    Metric Equivalents
    Updated Wage Rates
    Consolidates Multiple Sources
    CSI Division Format

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    Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2021

    $26.78

    All Federal Construction Regulations (29 CFR 1926) are included in this “perfect bound” book in an easy-to-read, two-color layout.

    All 29 CFR 1926 regulations for construction industry are included along with the following items:

    29 CFR 1903 regulations covering inspections, citations, and penalties
    29 CFR 1904 regulations covering recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
    OSHA keyword dictionary
    Easy to find OSHA interpretations